In a strategy presentation to be given to analysts this week, John McFarlane, the recently appointed executive chairman, will reveal that of the 58 business divisions identified in the company, between 10 and 15 could be sold or wound down.
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been awarded the title of “Fund Administrator of the Year” for the second consecutive year at the Global Investor / ISF* Investment Excellence Awards, which were held in London on 28 June 2012.
Sipp provider, which is set to launch a discretionary portfolio management proposition, sees assets jump by a third.
Separately, the equities portfolio was reduced to 59% from 74%, split between U.K. equities and global equities.
Pamplona - headed by Alex Knaster, a former Alfa Bank Chief Executive - already owned just under 2 percent of UniCredit, a stake too small to be made public under Italian disclosure rules.
Convictions AM, which currently manages EUR 628 million, wanted its portfolio managers to focus first and foremost on investment analysis and selection in order to adapt to challenging market conditions.
Matt Feldmann, partner at Clifford Chance, believes that the AIFMD, which is scheduled for implementation in 2013, is the primary concern of most Asian asset managers for erasing Europe off their radar.
Generation first appointed Northern Trust in 2005 to provide custody, investment operations outsourcing, fund accounting, transfer agency, performance measurement and client reporting across its fund range domiciled in Dublin and Delaware.
This change means hedge funds have had to adapt to the new source of capital, and the demands associated with institutional investors — namely the need for a more robust operational infrastructure and thorough terms of due diligence.
Behind the glitz of the annual hedge fund shindig, the 500 or so financiers who made the trip privately confess their struggle to find winning strategies given unpredictable markets, fretting clients will lose faith and snatch back their money.